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to the center of the country. it's set to hit rome and city officials are on alert. the u-s is set to be the top oil producer by 20-20 a new forecast by the international energy agency says the united states will overtake saudi arabia to become the number one producer of oil. the u-s increased crude oil production by 14 percent from 2008 to 2011. the u-s currently imports twenty percent of its energy needs. the report also says the u-s will be completely energy independant in 10 years. judy garland's iconic blue and white dress from the 19-39 classic film the wizard of oz, has sold for 480-thousand dollars at auction. in beverly hills. the dress was the highest priced item during the two-day auction. also sold a steve mcqueen racing jacket for 50 thousand dollars, julie andrews' sound of music dress sold for 38- thousand. a piece of prince william and kate middleton's wedding cake went for 75-hundred dollars. just ahead when the new blackberry is set to be released. and, still to come this midday: if you're torn about when to fly home for the holidays. we'll tell you if thanksgiving or christm
on the deadly attack on the u-s consulate in benghazi, libya. the assault killed u-s ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. lawmakers will question acting c-i-a director michael morell, national intelligence director james clapper, and a few other officials today. legislators are looking into: why intelligence leaders didn't anticipate or repel theand the obama administration's public response. >> what is clear is that this administration including the president himself had intentionally misinformed, in fact lied to the american people in the aftermath of this tragedy. some republicans are criticizing u.n. ambassador susan rice. after the attack, she said intelligence pointed to a spontaneous attack... not a pre- planned one. president obama said the g-o-p should go after him instead former cia director david petraeus denied that his scheduled testimony over the september attack in benghazi, libya, had anything to do with his resignation, he told hln's kyra phillips. petraeus said that he never shared classified information with paula having an affair with. defense secretary l
resignation. he testified about the deadly attack on a u-s consulate in benghazi, libya in september. he was the director of the spy agency at the time. u-s ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the assault. petraeus testifed the c-i-a told the obama administration an al-qaeda linked group was behind the attack. but, he claimed the white house changed this assessment. he added he knew an anti- islamic video didn't spark the assault... contradicting president obama and other white house officials. >> the ambassador's statement represented the best possible and for mission without jeopardize in classified information. ... the cia eventually approved the white house's decision to remove "al-qaeda" from the assessment, but didn't give a reason why. a lawmaker did ask petraeus if his affair had any impact on his testimony, and he said "no." the cia launches an investigation into petraeus. as we mentioned, petraeus suddenly resigned from the post last week... because he had an extramarital affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. the c-i-a says the purpose of i
bernard "bernie" fine, who was accused of sexually abusing children, u.s. attorney richard s. hartunian announced friday. the careers of seven navy seals are all but over after the defense department punishes them for helping create a popular video game. "medal of honor: warfighter" is touted for its realism. the seven navy seals worked as consultants and were paid by the gaming company. all were members of the elite navy seal team 6 and one took part in the raid that killed osama bin laden. a defense official says the men disclosed classified information. each man got a letter of reprimand, and were docked two month's pay. it's likely they forfeited future promotions. >> it has been the 11 days since hurricane sandy hit. it is eerily quiet. except for the sound of generators that are still pumping water out of these buildings down here. phone lines were damaged after being submerged in water. as of wednesday almost a third of the office space in lower manhattan was out of operation. they have a discount that they are probably not happy to offer. 86 percent off of the stock price. the s
or court orders. next we go live to the new york stock exchange for the latest on the markets, plus, u.s. cellular decides to leave chicago. what it means for customers. and later in lunchbreak a taste of key west here in chicago. shrimp annatto with smokey oven- roasted to [ "don't you worry 'bout a thing" plays ] stop! stop! stop! come back here! humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back with great ideas like our optional better car replacement. if your car is totaled we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call... and ask one of our insurance experts about it today. hello?! we believe our customers do their best out there in the world and we do everything we can to be there for them when they need us. [car alarm blaring] call now and also ask about our 24/7 support and service. call... and lock in your rate for 12 months today. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >> live from the new york stock exchange with your on the money report. now that obama
delaware. biden represented delaware as a u-s senator for 36 years before becoming president obama's running mate. as he was leaving the voting booth, biden was asked whether it was the last time he'd cast a ballot for himself. he smiled and answered, no, i don't think so. increasing speculation over a possible presidential bid of his own four years from now. before heading to cleveland to join romney. vice presidential nominee paul ryan, along with his wife and children, cast his ballot this morning in janesville, wisconsin. ryan has another campaign event this afternoon in richmond, virginia. besides the presidency, control of congress is at state in the election. at present there are 242- republicans 193-democrats. democrats would need a net pickup of 25-seats across the country to regain control. several of the key races are in illinois. in the u-s senate-- 33 seats are up for election. the democrats currently hold a 53 to 47 voting majority. seven races are considered toss ups, including seats in wisconsin and indiana. control of the illinois house is also at stake. democrats
110 people were killed in the u.s. at least 67 people were killed in the caribbean two reported dead in canada. property damage is not yet estimated but insurance companies say they have the means to honor the claims that will be filed. the white house said more than $137 million dollars in direct assistance has already been approved for those in need. some east coast residents are still digging themselves and their neighbors out of floods and destroyed homes. the numbers vary but reports say anywhere from one million to more than two million homes and businesses are still without power. in new jersey alot of confusion and frustration as residents deal with rationing auto fuel. in new york, power outages have shut down some election booths and officials may ask for an extra day of voting to make sure everyone who wants to cast a ballot in tomorrow's presidential election gets that opportunity. yesterday's new york city marathon was cancelled and many runners headed to staten island and other flood areas to help with clean up efforts. a young boy was killed after he fell into an exhib
-i-a director david petraeus. general john allen, the top u-s commander in afghanistan, is now also under investigation for exchanging thousands of emails with jill kelley, a woman linked to the petraeus affair. kelley is said to have sparked the investigation into the relationship between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell when she told the f-b- i she was getting threatening emails from broadwell. kelly is a petraeus family friend. f-b-i agents meanwhile raided the home of the woman named in an extra-marital affair with former c-i-a director david petraeus. agents carried out two computers and ten boxes from paula broadwell's north carolina home last night. the f-b-i had been investigating claims that broadwell sent harassing e-mails to jill kelly, and in doing so uncovered emails between broadwell and petraeus indicating their affair and leading to petraeus' resignation last week. former new jersey governor jim mcgreevey, no stranger to shocking sex scandals, tells cnn he is not surprised by the scope of this high profile military embarassment. when you look at the generals,
broadwell's e-mails had previously sent photos of himself, shirtless, to kelley. that's according to a u-s official.who says that agent was never part of the case. jill kelley tried to claim some sort of government privilege when she called 9-1-1 sunday to complain about reporters outside her home in tampa. >> this should not be able to stay on my property. in reality, kelley is just a volunteer. she is not a government employee, and is not entitled to diplomatic protection. general >> william ward improperly spent thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other expenses. he is being promoted over the findings. he will retire as a three-star general. he will also have to repay the government $82,000. president obama will meet with several business leaders today, and push for his plan to save the economy from the so-called fiscal cliff. this worst-case scenario means tax hikes and spending cuts totaling trillions of dollars... would automatically jump into effect at the beginning of next year. if the president and congress can't reach a deal on the debt. the white house and lawmakers crea
sold more than 300 million copies in the u.s. alone. many of his original readers are now in their 20s and thirties. so he's written a new book geared toward them "red rain." >>now you are thinking you do not want to let your readers grow in peace. >>i like to scare every generation. some of my readers are now in mytheir 20s-30s. those readers were instrumental in this. >>we do not have to talk about that. >>they were not ready. that was 15 years ago. no one asked for a second one. i have been waiting by the phone. >>red rain is better than that. i think it is a pretty creepy book. it is about evil twins. >>people used to believe twins controlled the weather. there were some who separated them at birth because they are bad luck. >>i am scared of twins and i am a twin. >>my son is a twin. i thought evil twins would be a good subject. >>i am interested in how you change your style. you are writing for an adult audience. was it challenging? >>it was a challenge. somehow i thought i needed a challenge. i do not know why. it is much harder. it was very interesting. i had to do a lo
sports facilities authority has elected kelly craft ceo of the board. it owns and operates u.s. cellular field. ferguson was mayor emanuel chilis. 's choice. digital billboards up to 100 feet tall could start popping up all over chicago neighborhoods. mayor emanuel has introduced a plan that would allow outdoor advertising companies to build digital billboards on city land. if they agree to tear down at least five of their conventional billboards. emanuel says the older billboards clutter the landscape and don't bring in enough revenue. no limit has been put on the number of digital billboards that could go up but they would need to be approved by aldermen as part of the city council zoning process. coming up next. prosecutors in pennsylvania charge penn state's former president with perjury and obstruction of justice in connection with the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. also ahead, the presidential campaigns are back in full swing after taking a break when hurricane sandy i was once used for small jobs. and i took on all the bigger tougher ones. but with mr. clean's new selec
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